Thursday, September 30, 2010

YA Book Club - October

Our book selection for the next YA Book Club has been picked...

We'll be reading The Reformed Vampire Support Group by Catherine Jinks for our Halloween book meet at Essex Books! (Oct 27th, 4pm)

10 copies of the book will be stocked in the YA department - come grab a copy today!

Monday, September 20, 2010

Great Pizza Taste Off is Under Way!

October is National Pizza Month.
We couldn't think of a better topic to celebrate.

We decided to host a pizza taste off...and even better? Four local pizza restaurants have agreed to donate giant pizzas for the cause.

By registering, you get to join the fun by sampling and voting for the best mystery pizza that you taste. Do you know your local pizza well enough to be able to identify the creator?

Stop in to discover the local first place winner on Thursday, October 7th from 4-5pm Register today! Call 767-1560 or email Jessica at

Tuesday, September 7, 2010


Vote now for the 2010 YALSA Teens' Top Ten!
Voting takes place through September 17. You can vote online here.

Here are the titles you'll have to choose from ...

by Ellen Jensen Abbott.
by Laurie Halse Anderson
Hate List
by Jennifer Brown
Heist Society
by Ally Carter
by Kristin Cashore
City of Glass
by Cassandra Clare
The Roar
by Emma Clayton
Catching Fire
by Suzanne Collins
Along for the Ride
by Sarah Dessen
Catherine Fisher
hush hush
by Becca Fitzpatrick
If I Stay
by Gayle Forman
Beautiful Creatures
by Kami Garcia and Margaret Stohl
Geektastic: Stories from the Nerd Herd
Edited by Holly Black and Cecil Castellucci
by Julia Golding
The Reformed Vampire Support Group
by Catherine Jinks
I Am a Genius of Unspeakable Evil and I Want to Be Your Class President
by Josh Lieb
Twenty Boy Summer
by Sarah Ockler
Witch and Wizard
by James Patterson
By the Time You Read This, I’ll Be Dead
by Julie Anne Peters
by Tamora Pierce
Strange Angels
by Lili St. Crow
by Maggie Stiefvater
The Melancholy of Haruhi Suzumiya
by Nagaru Tanigawa
by Scott Westerfeld
City of Fire
by Laurence Yep

More than 11,000 teens voted in the 2009 Teens' Top Ten, with Paper Towns by John Green topping the list.

Wednesday, September 1, 2010

Hunger Games Trilogy

Hello Hunger Games fans! While we're sure you may have heard, the trilogy is now complete. Suzanne Collins has completed the three part series with Mocking Jay which is now available. Come in to borrow a copy from our shelf, or place your name on a hold list today!
P.S. Our sources say that Hunger Games the Motion Picture will be released in the spring of 2011. We've also heard that the screen play is written by Suzanne Collins herself. So far it's looking good!

Check out the author's website for more details here:
Congrats to Riley Sullivan for winning our summer book trailer competition! Check out his book recommendation below and feel free to ask if you'd like to borrow our filming equipment for your own!